Latest Content: Conservation News

Rodman Reservoir under attack – again

Apr 25, 2012

Anti-fishing zealots have devised a new assault in their never-ending quest to destroy one of Florida’s best bass fisheries. This time they’re using the federal Endangered Species Act.

Massachusetts anglers clean up ramp

Apr 21, 2012

The Mass Bass Buddies made the boat ramp at Lake Massapoag more accessible.

New Mexico builds a dock for access

Apr 21, 2012

Members of an adult and junior club of New Mexico built a new dock on Morgan Lake to improve access for anglers.

Lake Michigan access restored

Apr 21, 2012

After repeated denials of access to Lake Michigan on the northern Indiana border, members of the Indiana B.A.S.S. Federation Nation had had enough.

Scientists weigh in on bedding bass

Apr 4, 2012

Listen in as experienced biologists discuss topics from bed fishing to tournament mortality to chemical weed controls.

Simms donates $6,500 to conservation

Mar 28, 2012

The contribution came from a portion of sales of rainsuits, available exclusively to B.A.S.S. Federation Nation members.

FWC chair underscores importance of bass resource

Mar 20, 2012

Kathy Barco, who serves in the volunteer position of chairman of Florida’s top conservation governing body, last Sunday welcomed back the Bassmaster Elite Series to Palatka, Fla., and in particular to the St. Johns, the river she grew up on.

Senate approves Gulf Coast restoration

Mar 9, 2012

The U.S. Senate passed a measure yesterday that would facilitate the restoration of the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill.

York and Salt City win annual awards

Mar 7, 2012

Clubs from Ontario and New York won the 2011 Berkley Conservation and Recruitment/Retention awards, presented at the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.

Conservation Summit deemed ‘huge success’

Mar 2, 2012

Awesome. Tremendous. Terrific. That’s the way that state conservation directors for the Fed Nation summed up their experience at the recent conservation summit.

Lead tackle ban petition rejected

Mar 1, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has again said 'no' to anti-fishing groups who are pushing to ban lead fishing tackle.

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